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The president of the Center for American Entrepreneurship apologized for telling Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton that her advice to white coworkers was 'unfair and unhelpful'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

On Saturday, Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton tweeted advice to her white peers calling for action in support of the protests against police brutality across the United States.
In response, Center for American Entrepreneurship president John Dearie said Hamilton's advice was "unfair and unhelpful," and said the "solution to America's racial injustice problems requires far smarter and more discerning leadership."
The next day, Dearie issued a public apology to Hamilton via Twitter and committed to donating to HBCUvc , an organization serving Black professionals in the predominantly...
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Photos show Apple Stores being boarded up across the US as protests over George Floyd's death sweep the nation

Photos show Apple Stores being boarded up across the US as protests over George Floyd's death sweep the nation

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Some Apple Stores in the United States have been boarded up as protests continue across the country in response to the death of George Floyd, a black man, who was killed after a white police officer in Minneapolis knelt on his neck for nine minutes.
Apple recently closed some of its retail stores in cities where protests are happening.
The decision to keep certain stores closed comes after the company was just starting to reopen some retail locations after coronavirus-related closures.
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'Minnesota is in play': Trump insiders view nationwide protests as a political opportunity that could change the 2020 election map

'Minnesota is in play': Trump insiders view nationwide protests as a political opportunity that could change the 2020 election map

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Trump and his supporters have seized on the violence surrounding protests over the death of George Floyd as a new message for the 2020 White House campaign.
They are touting Trump's law-and-order message to appeal to suburbanites, independents and senior citizens. They also see the civil unrest as an opportunity to win over African American voters or at least discourage them from turning out for Joe Biden.
"I think it has the potential to change the map," said a 2016 Trump campaign adviser. Another declared on Friday night, "Minnesota is in play."
Trump advisers acknowledge the...
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Here's how 4 financial experts think protests could negatively affect markets and the US economic recovery

Here's how 4 financial experts think protests could negatively affect markets and the US economic recovery

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Protests and lootings taking place across the US in response to the May 25 death of George Floyd in police custody could weigh on both markets and the economic recovery, according to financial experts.
Experts worry that mass gatherings at protests could lead to a second wave of COVID-19 cases and hurt consumer confidence.
Here's what four financial experts said about how protests across the US could weigh on markets and the economic recovery.
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Seattle's mayor says white men are responsible for 'much of the violence and destruction' across the US following George Floyd's death

Seattle's mayor says white men are responsible for 'much of the violence and destruction' across the US following George Floyd's death

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan said Monday that white men are responsible for "much of the violence and destruction" in the city and across the US.
"I want to acknowledge that much of the violence and destruction, both here in Seattle and across the country, has been instigated and perpetuated by white men," Durkan tweeted .
Her tweet comes amid widespread protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes.
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